Most Breast-feeding Moms Quit Earlier Than Planned

Erin Carroll planned to breast-feed both her newborn sons. But like many women with the best intentions, it didn't work out. A new government study finds only a third of new moms achieve their goal of exclusively breast-feeding for three months.

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    02/17/2011 - 8:19 pm | View Link
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